29.11.2013 Professor Anna Valtonen has been appointed Dean of Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture and a member of the university’s Management Team. She will begin her five-year term of office on 1 March 2014, when Helena Hyvönen comes to the end of her term as dean.
12.11.2013 Aalto University's Wood Program and the Museum of Finnish Architecture opened an exhibition at the Seoul Museum of Art in South Korea presenting 22 examples of experimental wooden architecture from Finland as part of the 'Nordic Passion' program on architecture and design from the Nordic countries.
11.11.2013 The Helsinki School, run by the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, is again taking part in the world's largest exhibition of photographic art, which will be held in the glass exhibition hall of the historic Grand Palais in Paris on 14 - 17 November, 2013.
07.11.2013 A competition was held to find a new concept for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture website.
29.10.2013 Aalto University will be presenting its wellbeing design solutions at the Nordic Design and Innovation Week in Shanghai on 1–10 November. The aim is to bring the image of the Nordic countries as experts and innovators of design and sustainable development into a sharper focus.
22.10.2013 A designer’s work must be based on originality. The School of Arts, Design and Architecture tackled a topical issue by arranging a seminar discussing the teaching of professional ethics in design, ethical practices in the sector and copyright legislation.
22.10.2013 Master's degree students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture are taking their recently completed Pattern Lab'14 collection out into the world. The sales of the collection to companies in Finland and Sweden begin in October. In February 2014, a group of students will go to the Première Vision show in Paris to exhibit and sell their collection to international companies.
21.10.2013 As part of their coursework, students from Aalto University's Department of Architecture are designing a new neighbourhood in Pori, as well as homes and green spaces and a jazz club, which they are working on in collaboration with the Pori Jazz association. The areas of interest are the Karjaranta area and a new housing fair area which is still at the design stage.
26.09.2013 Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture is in discussions on possible reorganisation of its functions in the University Consortium of Pori. As a result of the Aalto University degree reform, the Master’s Degree Programmes in Visual Culture and Creative Business Management (CBM), which have a combined total of 78 students, will be suspended in their current forms in autumn 2014.
06.09.2013 Teachers and researchers of the Department of Film, Television and Scenography, Marja-Riitta Koivumäki, Raija Talvio and Riikka Pelo presented their research at the 6th conference on screenwriting research held this year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
03.09.2013 Aalto University held its opening ceremony for the academic year on 3 September at the Töölö Campus.
26.08.2013 Tuula Moilanen, Graphic Artist, studied two abstract concepts in her dissertation – how ’time’ and ‘eternity’ appear in the depictions of Japanese woodblock prints and in the production process itself.
14.08.2013 On 21 August, the Helsinki Triptych, a collection of three movies produced as a collaboration between three famous theatres, Ryhmäteatteri, KOM-teatteri and Viirus, will premiere as part of the annual Helsinki Festival.
18.06.2013 At midsummer the 21_21 Design Sight Gallery in Tokyo will open an exhibition that will include works by students of applied art and design from the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
10.06.2013 Aalto University wants to add the reform of wellbeing service contents and operating approaches to the debate on social welfare and health care in Finland.
Website renewal at School of Arts, Design and Architecture kicks off with a competition for students and alumni
16.05.2013 A competition is being arranged to find a new concept for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture website. This is a competition aimed specifically at identifying a new concept rather than a ready-made website. The goal is to continue developing the winning competition proposal with its creator new autumn.
08.05.2013 Aalto University's Masters of Aalto event (MoA) opens on Wednesday, 8 May in Helsinki's Sörnäinen neighbourhood in Finland. The memorable collection, which is open until 26 May, has more than 70 Master’s theses and works of graduates from all of the fields at Aalto University.
26.04.2013 Results of the Master's admissions at Aalto University have been published on 26 April 2013.
17.04.2013 A total of 15 014 people applied to Aalto University through the joint application system for Finnish universities. More than 11 500 applications were for bachelor’s degree programmes, and for 10 583 applicants Aalto University was their first choice. Approximately 3 500 applications for master's degree programmes were submitted. In 2012, there were approximately 16 000 applicants.
16.04.2013 Aalto University's data centre in Otaniemi will be shut down. The data centre infrastructure will be transferred to a new facility located in Otaniemi that the university has leased from an outside company. The procedure will increase the university's data centre capacity to meet the current needs and improve service reliability.
03.04.2013 Norther - Design from Aalto University Student work from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland will be on display at the Milan Furniture Fair from 9 to 14 April 2013. The name of the exhibition, Norther, refers to a sudden and stabbing north wind - it brings with it fresh design and fashion ideas from young northern designers of the future.
26.03.2013 The World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 year grew larger than originally planned, states International Design Foundation, the managing body of WDC Helsinki 2012, in its final report. The design year exceeded expectations on media coverage both in Finland and internationally.
07.03.2013 Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture Master of Arts graduate Satu Maaranen has been selected from among 355 entrants to be one of the ten finalists in the Hyères Fashion Festival. The 28th International Festival of Fashion & Photography Hyères 2013 will be held between 26 and 29 April 2013 at the Villa Noailles in France.
05.02.2013 Exhibition Forms of a Chair by the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture presents 15 chairs designed and made by first-year MA furniture design students.